Horst Koehler

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Horst Koehler

A German economist, banker and politician. He served in the Finance Ministry and as president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. From 2000 to 2004, he was chief at the International Monetary Fund and from 2004 to 2010 he was President of Germany. He was born in 1943.
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His Highness the Amir was awarded Germany's highest honour by the then president Horst Kohler in recognition of the Kuwaiti leader's efforts on the scale of bilateral relations.
The remaining 23 Panel members are: Fulbert Gero Amoussouga of Benin, Vanessa Petrelli CorrE[logical not]a of Brazil, Yingfan Wang of China, Maria Angela Holguin of Colombia, Jean-Michel Severino of France, Horst Kohler of Germany, Naoto Kan of Japan, Queen Rania of Jordan, Betty Maina of Kenya, Abhijit Banerjee of India, Andris Piebalgs of Latvia, Patricia Espinosa of Mexico, Paul Polman of the Netherlands, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria, Elvira Nabiullina of the Russian Federation, GraE*a Machel of South Africa, Sung-Hwan Kim of the Republic of Korea, Gunilla Carlsson of Sweden, Emilia Pires of Timor-Leste, Kadir Topbas of Turkey, John Podesta of the United States of America, Tawakel Karman of Yemen, and the Secretary-General's Special Advisor on Post-2015 Development Planning, Amina J.
In 2006, he was awarded Germany's highest order of merit by President Horst Kohler for decades of service on behalf of Holocaust survivors and his work in improving mutual understanding between Jews and non-Jews and between Israel and Germany.
Horst Kohler, appointed in 2000, got the millennium started on a bad note.
A special electoral college will gather in Berlin on Wednesday to decide who becomes Germany's new president following the resignation of Horst Kohler.
RIGA -- Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis (New Era) met with German President Horst Kohler and Bavarian Economy, Transport and Technology Minister Martin Zeil within the framework of the Munich Economic Summit last week, reports news agency LETA.
Also, cables with congratulations were sent by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov, Chinese President Hu Jintao, German President Horst Kohler, Irish President Mary McAleese, Queen of Denmark Margrethe II, King of Jordan Abdullah II, King of Morocco Mohammed VI, Sultan of Oman Kabus Bin Said, President of Palestinian National Authority Mahmoud Abbas and others.
Nobert Lammert, the second-highest ranking official after German President Horst Kohler appreciated Pakistan governments efforts for ensuring democratic norms in the country and said this element was vital for sustainable development and prosperity.
President Zeljko Komsic, chairman of the Presidency Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, President Mohammad Zillur Rahman of Bangladesh, President Kurmanbek Bakiyev of Kyrgyzstan, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, Queen Elizabeth the II of the United Kingdom of Northern Ireland and head of the Commonwealth, Emperor Akihito of Japan, King Albert the II of the Belgium, King Jigme Khesar of Bhutan, King Phumiphon Adunyadet of Thailand, King Karl Gustav of Sweden, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, President Girma Woldegiorgis of Ethiopia, President Horst Kohler of Germany, President Barack Obama of the United States.
President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a C congratulatory cable to German President, Horst Kohler, on the occasion C of his country's National Day (Unification Day).
During his visit to Germany, President Gjorge Ivanov asked German President Horst Kohler for support for a positive report and a date for start of the negotiations.
Their tour bus was also surrounded by armed police officers in Munich when the German president Horst Kohler visited a nearby hotel.